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“Countdown to Zero”

The people who brought you An Inconvenient Truth have set their sites on nuclear terrorism. Countdown to Zero opens in theaters across the United States today. From David Corn's review in Mother Jones:

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Iran Day at the UN

Lots of goings on around the UN and Iran.  As it happened, I attended a small press briefing with Ban Ki Moon at UN headquarters yesterday. He described the recent Brazil/Turkey fuel exchange deal as a potentially "positive step in building confidence if followed by broader engagement with the IAEA and international community."  Meanwhile, moments before the conference began, Secretary Clinton declared to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that all five members of the Security Council have agreed on a draft sanctions resolution on Iran.

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Hillary Clinton to Lead U.S. Delegation to NPT Review Conference Next Week

The State Department just announced that the Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will lead the United States delegation to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference at the UN next week. In UN terms, this means the United States will be represented at the "ministerial level," which is a reflection of the importance to which a country places a particular meeting.  (The only higher level is "head of state.") In U.S.